View: Independent Directors' registration process is absurd and embodies bureaucratic overkill
This is a ridiculous set of rules and procedures that uses the power of the State to mandatorily collect data from us, and park these at an institute, which is then authorised to examine us.
Over 1,000 individuals register with independent directors' databank
The databank is expected to become a comprehensive repository of both ex...
Government launches independent directors' databank
"Companies also may register themselves with the databank to search, select and connect w...
Qualify with 60% marks for becoming independent director
The MCA will conduct an exam to create a pool for the selection of independent directors.
Questions raised over qualifying exam for independent directors
Bemused by Centre's latest decision to hold a qualifying exam for independent members of company boards, there is a brewing scepticism in the corporate sector. Until now, companies didn't choose independent directors from a database maintained by MCA.
Individual bankruptcy norms in the works: IBBI Chief
“The work is progressing, but I cannot comment on any timeline,” said Sahoo.
Individual Insolvency Code may soon be a reality
Three sets of entities will fall under the individual insolvency code, M S Sahoo, chairman of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India said.
Government seeks applications for post of IICA chief
The think tank, which comes under the Corporate Affairs Ministry, deals especially with regard to implementation of provisions in the Companies Act.
Government plans exam for individuals looking to become independent directors
Under Section 150 of the Companies Act, 2013, the ministry can notify an institution or an agency to maintain an independent directors' data bank.
Centralised regulator for direct selling industry needed: IICA
The whitepaper on regulation of direct selling called for setting up of a centralised regulatory mechanism to redress the regulatory uncertainty.
Government planning database of independent directors: Union Minister P P Chaudhary
Chaudhary said, "if the independent directors with respect to public companies... if they are vigilant then such type of happenings will not be there".
Govt mulls stricter disclosure norms for independent directors
Taking note of instances of misdoings, the govt is mulling tougher norms for independent directors.
ISB to partner with IICA for CSR management course
ISB is partnering with Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs to offer a short-term certificate programme in CSR (corporate social responsibility) management.
IICA to collaborate with Ficci
The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs has joined hands with industry body Ficci for collaboration in diverse areas including CSR, corporate governance and laws.
IICA, Bengal chamber to jointly work on training programmes
IICA & Bengal Chamber will collaborate in areas of corporate social responsibility, competition law, corporate law, corporate governance.
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